Tax Strategies & Tips for Entrepreneurs

By Mayumi Young, CPA Founder and Managing Partner CPA MOMS, LLP. http://www.cpa-moms.com 877-CPA-MOMS  It’s that time of year again when the tax man comes a callin’! For most entrepreneurs, preparing for tax season usually stimulates feelings of discomfort for those who have waited until now to prepare their books for this year’s taxes, or failed…

New Bill Sets Standard for Green Motor Oil

Many thanks to Biosynthetic Technologies, a U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Member, for providing this informational article on California Senate Bill 916 By Gregory D. Blake, Director of Public & Government Relations for Biosynthetic Technologies . www.biosynthetic.com A new state bill SB 916 recently introduced by California Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) offers an innovative…

Press Release: U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Announcement Michelle Thatcher as New Chief Executive Officer

Press Release: U.S. GREEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES MICHELLE THATCHER AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER San Diego, CA (December 17, 2013) The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (USGCC), a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering businesses to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability, today announced the appointment of Michelle Thatcher as its Chief Executive Officer.…

New Senate Bill Addresses Climate Change

“Unless we take bold action to reverse climate, our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are going to look back on this period in history and ask a very simple question: Where were they? Why didn’t the United States of America, the most powerful nation on earth, lead the international community in cutting greenhouse gas emissions and…

Small Businesses Learn from Big Businesses’ Sustainability

Big-box retail and sustainability might sound like mutually exclusive business endeavors, but some major players are going to great lengths to change that perception. In 2009, Walmart set aside initial funding for The Sustainability Consortium, an organization tasked with creating a comprehensive resource for credible information about the sustainability (both environmental and social) of everyday…

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Many people believe that Hurricane Sandy made the consequences of climate change painfully clear, so it might be tempting to think that stricter emissions standards and renewable-energy investments could lead to a less stormy future. However, while these high-level policy initiatives are very important, changes on the home front matter, too. “Residential housing accounts for…